The High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator, or HEL MD, came home to the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command headquarters Dec. 16-17. While at the headquarters, USASMDC/ARSTRAT Soldiers and civilians were able to see HEL MD firsthand, and were briefed on many aspects, including the unique single platform for target acquisition, tracking, aim point selection, and destruction of selected targets.

HEL MD comes home to Redstone Arsenal

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USASMDC/ARSTRAT conducts space and missile defense operations and provides planning, integration, control and coordination of Army forces and capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command missions (strategic deterrence, integrated missile defense, and space operations); serves as the Army force modernization proponent for space, high altitude and global missile defense; serves as the Army operational integrator for global missile defense; and conducts mission-related research and development in support of Army Title 10 responsibilities.


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